APS All Access: Firestone CLC Yang Art Project

APS All Access: Firestone CLC Joyce Yang Art Project
Posted on 09/07/2018
Image of Joyce Yang VideoPatrick Dougherty and students Camille, Sandra and Maria put together an art project inspired by acclaimed pianist Joyce Yang. Joyce has a unique condition known as Synesthia that causes her to attribute different senses to unrelated things. For example, she could desribe a "word" as having a "taste" or a "sound" as having a "color." Joyce has a few videos on YouTube describing how she sees and memorizes music. Patrick and his students watched this video and were inspired to create a piece to illustrate how she sees music and honor her with it. The final piece will be on exhibit in E. J. Thomas Hall on September 11 when Joyce performs.


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